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June 2021

80s Night at Bridge Park

06.26.2021 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Free

Come take a totally rad step back to the 80s when the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce welcomes the band Electric Circus to perform for 80s Night at the Bridge Park in Sylva on Saturday, June 26 from 6-8 p.m. Pop your collar and bust out your leg warmers, Members Only jackets, and neon headbands for this night. The band Electric Circus features Eric Smith on guitar, keyboards & vocals; Dwayne Cole on bass & vocals; Billy Wylde on guitar…

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Village Nature Series

06.29.2021 @ 5:00 pm6:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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The Village Nature Series is an educational program that promotes conservation sponsored in collaboration with the Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust.  The series of presentations highlight distinct cultural and natural features of the area.  Visit the Village Nature Series page for a full program schedule. The Village Nature Series is held at 5:00 p.m. the last Tuesday of the months of April through September either via Zoom or at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road in Cashiers with a Zoom option. Depending…

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July 2021

Fireworks on Lake Glenville “Majesty Over Water!”

07.03.2021 @ 9:30 pm10:30 pm
Fireworks over Lake Glenville, 4098 Highway 107 N
Glenville, NC 28723 United States
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Free
firework show on lake Glenville in jackson county

Presented by the Friends of Lake Glenville This event is in celebration of our nation’s birthday on the 4th of July week. This tradition started more than 20 years ago, when Stuart Hall and friends produced a remarkable show, with a very small budget, from a barge near Buck Knob Island. The show will again be based at The Point at Glenville Lake subdivision across the lake from Hattler Realty on Highway 107 N. There is always a large audience…

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Concerts on the Commons

07.04.2021 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$50 – $90

While The Village Green will not have the usual “Groovin’ on the Green” outdoor concert series this summer, there will be a modified version. “Concerts on the Commons” will be a limited edition of outdoor and indoor concerts July-October. The schedule features some outstanding musicians, including a return to the stage by the Nashville artist Joe Lasher, Jr. The concerts will feature favorite groups and perhaps a few new ones as well. The Village Green staff is delighted, too, that…

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Author Event with Karen White

07.09.2021 @ 3:00 pm4:30 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free

Friends of the Albert Carlton Cashiers Library present an author event with Karen White at 3 p.m. July 9 at The Village Green Commons Hall. Karen White is the New York Times bestselling author of 28 books, including the popular Charleston-set Tradd Street mystery series. She will be sharing her latest novel The Last Night In London. The book is inspired by her childhood in one of London’s most famous residences, Harley House. This spectacular new story blends class, fashion,…

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Joy Garden Tour

07.16.202107.17.2021
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
$500
women on garden tour through jackson county

The Joy Garden Tour is a biannual event to raise financial support for The Village Green. The tour inspires gardeners of every level of experience and enthusiasm. The Joy Garden Tour features a guest speaker event, a special patron party and garden shops with 35 vendors offering plants, garden-related merchandise, unique gifts, antiques and more. The highlight is a day spent touring select and stunning private gardens in the Cashiers area. Be sure to sign up for the mailing list or…

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Man with Bald Eagle on his arm.

Mountain Wildlife Days

07.16.2021 @ 8:00 am8:00 pm
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Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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The annual Mountain Wildlife Days is scheduled for July 16 & 17 at the Sapphire Valley Resort Community Center, located 3 miles east of Cashiers, NC. Mountain Wildlife Days is an event, held each year in mid-July, featuring unique opportunities for both children and adults to get up close and learn more about "wildlife and wild places". Attendees will enjoy guided animal hikes, live music, and the ability to witness these fascinating creatures. It is co-sponsored and held at the…

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Concerts on the Commons

07.16.2021 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$50 – $90

While The Village Green will not have the usual “Groovin’ on the Green” outdoor concert series this summer, there will be a modified version. “Concerts on the Commons” will be a limited edition of outdoor and indoor concerts July-October. The schedule features some outstanding musicians, including a return to the stage by the Nashville artist Joe Lasher, Jr. The concerts will feature favorite groups and perhaps a few new ones as well. The Village Green staff is delighted, too, that…

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Village Crawl

07.16.2021 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free
Man playing fiddle

A new music event, Cashiers “Village Crawl” will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 16, featuring Nitrograss taking the Commons stage and Spalding McIntosh and Lionhearts performing at the Gazebo near the Cashiers crossroads. The evening will include pop-up boutique shops at the Commons venue along with a wine tasting by the Highlands Wine Shoppe.  Food trucks will serve up delicious food to purchase on both sides of The Village Green.  Local retailers will be open late and businesses will…

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Man with Bald Eagle on his arm.

Mountain Wildlife Days

07.17.2021 @ 8:00 am3:00 pm
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Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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The annual Mountain Wildlife Days is scheduled for July 16 & 17 at the Sapphire Valley Resort Community Center, located 3 miles east of Cashiers, NC. Mountain Wildlife Days is an event, held each year in mid-July, featuring unique opportunities for both children and adults to get up close and learn more about "wildlife and wild places". Attendees will enjoy guided animal hikes, live music, and the ability to witness these fascinating creatures. It is co-sponsored and held at the…

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Book Signing with James Farmer

07.17.2021 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free
Photo of James Farmer

Join us for a book signing with James Farmer on Saturday morning. Farmer is a designer and author who has been featured on the TODAY Show as well as a contributor to Southern Living, magazine. He is the author of best-selling titles like "A Time to Plant, Sip & Savor: Porch Living" and his newest "A Place to Call Home." This book signing event is sponsored by area local merchant, Rustiks.

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Concerts on the Commons

07.23.2021 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$50 – $90

While The Village Green will not have the usual “Groovin’ on the Green” outdoor concert series this summer, there will be a modified version. “Concerts on the Commons” will be a limited edition of outdoor and indoor concerts July-October. The schedule features some outstanding musicians, including a return to the stage by the Nashville artist Joe Lasher, Jr. The concerts will feature favorite groups and perhaps a few new ones as well. The Village Green staff is delighted, too, that…

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Tim Hill Memorial Trout Tournament

07.24.2021 @ 6:30 am07.25.2021 @ 9:00 pm
Cherokee Enterprise Waters Cherokee, NC 28719 United States + Google Map
$21
Tim Hill Trout Tournament

Cherokee remembers their very own Tim Hill, a longtime beloved employee of the trout hatchery, by hosting a trout tournament in his name.

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Summer Colors Fine Art Show

07.24.2021 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
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Sapphire Valley Community Center, 207 Sapphire Valley Rd
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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Free
Painting of a bear in the woods.

Enjoy the work of local artists at the Summer Colors Fine Art Show.

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Summer Colors Fine Art Show

07.25.2021 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
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Sapphire Valley Community Center, 207 Sapphire Valley Rd
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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Free
Painting of a bear in the woods.

Enjoy the work of local artists at the Summer Colors Fine Art Show.

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Village Nature Series

07.27.2021 @ 5:00 pm6:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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The Village Nature Series is an educational program that promotes conservation sponsored in collaboration with the Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust.  The series of presentations highlight distinct cultural and natural features of the area.  Visit the Village Nature Series page for a full program schedule. The Village Nature Series is held at 5:00 p.m. the last Tuesday of the months of April through September either via Zoom or at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road in Cashiers with a Zoom option. Depending…

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Author Event with Susan Meissner

07.30.2021 @ 3:00 pm4:30 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free
Susan Meissner

On Friday, July 30, USA Today bestselling author Susan Meissner will be speaking.  She is the author of several award-winning historical fiction books such as Bright As Heaven, Secrets of a Charmed Life, and Fall of Marigolds. Her most recent release is The Nature of Fragile Things, which highlights a significant moment in San Francisco’s history, the destructive Great Earthquake of 1906 and one woman’s journey of rebuilding in its wake. Books will be available to buy and the author to sign at the event. …

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August 2021

Author Event with Kristy Woodson Harvey

08.06.2021 @ 3:00 pm4:30 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free
Kristin Woodson Harvey

The Albert Carlton Cashiers Library presents a live author event with Kristy Woodson Harvey.  She will share her newest book Under the Southern Sky, the story of two childhood friends discover that love—and family—can be found in unconventional ways. Kristy Woodson Harvey is the USA Today bestselling author of Feels Like Falling, The Southern Side of Paradise, The Secret to Southern Charm, Slightly South of Simple, Lies & Other Acts of Love, Dear Carolina. Books will be available for sale and the author to sign.  For reservations call the Cashiers…

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Concerts on the Commons

08.06.2021 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$50 – $90

While The Village Green will not have the usual “Groovin’ on the Green” outdoor concert series this summer, there will be a modified version. “Concerts on the Commons” will be a limited edition of outdoor and indoor concerts July-October. The schedule features some outstanding musicians, including a return to the stage by the Nashville artist Joe Lasher, Jr. The concerts will feature favorite groups and perhaps a few new ones as well. The Village Green staff is delighted, too, that…

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Concerts on the Commons

08.20.2021 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$50 – $90

While The Village Green will not have the usual “Groovin’ on the Green” outdoor concert series this summer, there will be a modified version. “Concerts on the Commons” will be a limited edition of outdoor and indoor concerts July-October. The schedule features some outstanding musicians, including a return to the stage by the Nashville artist Joe Lasher, Jr. The concerts will feature favorite groups and perhaps a few new ones as well. The Village Green staff is delighted, too, that…

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Village Nature Series

08.31.2021 @ 5:00 pm6:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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The Village Nature Series is an educational program that promotes conservation sponsored in collaboration with the Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust.  The series of presentations highlight distinct cultural and natural features of the area.  Visit the Village Nature Series page for a full program schedule. The Village Nature Series is held at 5:00 p.m. the last Tuesday of the months of April through September either via Zoom or at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road in Cashiers with a Zoom option. Depending…

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September 2021

Author Event with Kristen Harmel

09.03.2021 @ 3:00 pm4:30 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free
Kristin Harmel

Join us for an author event with Kristen Harmel presented by the Albert Carlton Cashiers Library 3 p.m. Friday, September 3 at the Commons Hall. She is the author of The Book of Lost Names returning with an evocative coming-of-age World War II story, The Forest of Vanishing Stars is her recent novel about a young woman who uses her knowledge of the wilderness to help Jewish refugees escape the Nazis—until a secret from her past threatens everything. She will…

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Concerts on the Commons

09.04.2021 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$50 – $90

While The Village Green will not have the usual “Groovin’ on the Green” outdoor concert series this summer, there will be a modified version. “Concerts on the Commons” will be a limited edition of outdoor and indoor concerts July-October. The schedule features some outstanding musicians, including a return to the stage by the Nashville artist Joe Lasher, Jr. The concerts will feature favorite groups and perhaps a few new ones as well. The Village Green staff is delighted, too, that…

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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$50 – $90

While The Village Green will not have the usual “Groovin’ on the Green” outdoor concert series this summer, there will be a modified version. “Concerts on the Commons” will be a limited edition of outdoor and indoor concerts July-October. The schedule features some outstanding musicians, including a return to the stage by the Nashville artist Joe Lasher, Jr. The concerts will feature favorite groups and perhaps a few new ones as well. The Village Green staff is delighted, too, that…

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Village Nature Series

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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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The Village Nature Series is an educational program that promotes conservation sponsored in collaboration with the Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust.  The series of presentations highlight distinct cultural and natural features of the area.  Visit the Village Nature Series page for a full program schedule. The Village Nature Series is held at 5:00 p.m. the last Tuesday of the months of April through September either via Zoom or at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road in Cashiers with a Zoom option. Depending…

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October 2021

Concerts on the Commons

10.09.2021 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$50 – $90

While The Village Green will not have the usual “Groovin’ on the Green” outdoor concert series this summer, there will be a modified version. “Concerts on the Commons” will be a limited edition of outdoor and indoor concerts July-October. The schedule features some outstanding musicians, including a return to the stage by the Nashville artist Joe Lasher, Jr. The concerts will feature favorite groups and perhaps a few new ones as well. The Village Green staff is delighted, too, that…

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Concerts on the Commons

10.22.2021 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$50 – $90

While The Village Green will not have the usual “Groovin’ on the Green” outdoor concert series this summer, there will be a modified version. “Concerts on the Commons” will be a limited edition of outdoor and indoor concerts July-October. The schedule features some outstanding musicians, including a return to the stage by the Nashville artist Joe Lasher, Jr. The concerts will feature favorite groups and perhaps a few new ones as well. The Village Green staff is delighted, too, that…

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November 2021

Gobble on the Green/Turkey Trot 5k

11.25.2021 @ 9:00 am11:00 am
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$25

Turkey, cornbread dressing, pumpkin pie, football and family time … there are so many reasons to love Thanksgiving! Did we mention pie? Each family has its own activities and traditions to look forward to. This year, The Village Green is adding to that offering with a 5K Run/Walk turkey trot, Gobble On the Green. The Thanksgiving Day run will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 25, 2021, at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road.

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Cashiers Festival of Trees

11.26.2021 @ 10:00 am11.27.2021 @ 5:30 pm
Summit Center, 370 Mitten Lane
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Christmas Tree with 'kids at work' sign

The Cashiers Festival of Trees is a multi-day, family-friendly event featuring beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, décor items, children’s crafts, holiday performances, and activities. The holiday event will bring together families, non-profits, businesses, and individuals to celebrate the holiday season with one-of-a-kind shopping and programming for all ages.

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Santa on the Green, Cashiers Christmas Tree Lighting, & Mistletoe Market

11.26.2021 @ 2:00 pm6:30 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free

Visitors to The Village Green enjoy twinkling light displays and festive decorations from Thanksgiving Weekend until New Year’s Day. The park becomes a winter wonderland to make your spirits merry and bright. Mistletoe Market - Artisan vendor market featuring pottery, jewelry, handmade wreaths, homemade goodies, and more! 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Friday, November 26, and Saturday, November 27 at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road. Things will be a bit different this year as we implement safety protocols and procedures. First,…

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February 2022

Black Violin

February 9 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
Bardo Arts Center, 199 Centennial Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil Baptiste and Kev Marcus who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom”. The band released their major-label debut Stereotypes (featuring Black Thought of The Roots and MC Pharoahe Monch) on Universal Music which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Classical Crossover Chart and #4 on the Billboard R&B Chart. NPR took note and declared “their music will keep classical…

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Outhouse Races

February 19 @ 3:00 pm4:00 pm
Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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Join us for the exciting Outhouse Races, taking place on February 19, 2022, at 3 pm in Sapphire. Crazy? Maybe. Dangerous? Perhaps. Fun? Without a doubt! You won't find Outhouse Races on Snow anywhere else in North Carolina! Dozens of outhouses race to compete for the throne. Spectators come from throughout the southeast to line the course and cheer on those brave enough to see if the outhouse crashes and burns or sails across the finish line. The Outhouse Races have…

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March 2022

Assault on Blackrock

March 19 @ 9:00 am11:00 am
Pinnacle Park, 2110 Fisher Creek Road
Sylva, NC 28779 United States

Sylva, NC’s extreme trail race The twelfth annual Assault on BlackRock trail race has been set for Saturday, March 19, 2022. Register here. How does running a seven-mile trail race with 2,770 feet of elevation gain sound? Trail runners who compete in the Assault on BlackRock trail race will summit BlackRock at 5,810 feet - and that’s just the halfway point of the race. The course weaves through the spruce forests along the spine of the Plott Balsam Mountains on…

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Cherokee’s Annual Opening Day Fishing Tournament

March 26 @ 6:00 amMarch 27 @ 6:00 pm
Cherokee Enterprise Waters Cherokee, NC 28719 United States + Google Map
$22

For 2022, Cherokee's fishing season “opening day” will be March 26, and there are 20,000 reasons to get excited about it. Our Opening Day Fishing Tournament requires a $15 entry fee and a $17 two-day fishing permit to compete for $20,000 in tagged fish. You’ll be competing in the rivers on the Qualla Boundary (excluding the 2.2 miles of catch-and-release waters). Tagged fish will be specially stocked for this event, and when you catch one, you redeem it for cash prizes ranging from…

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Run With the Bears – Charity 5k

March 26 @ 9:30 am7:30 pm
Bear Lake Reserve, 412 Lake Forest Drive
Tuckasegee, NC 28783 United States
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$30 – $150
Bear Lake Charity Run

It may not be a marathon, but this is not your average 5K either! With 326 feet of elevation change along a winding mountain trail that provides breathtaking views of Bear Creek Lake, this route provides a rewarding challenge even for experienced athletes.

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April 2022

West Fork of the Tuckasegee River Recreational Releases

April 2 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
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High Falls / Cullowhee Falls River put-in, 1966 Pine Creek Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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Experienced paddlers from throughout the southeast turn out for the West Fork annual recreational releases. During the summer months, the Lake Glenville Dam releases whitewater into the west fork of the Tuckasegee River, creating class IV rapids over a 5.5-mile stretch. Release dates for 2022 are April 2 -3, June 4, July 16, July 23, Aug. 6 & 20. Information on Glenville Dam releases and the whitewater conditions can be found here. Access to the High Falls trail is directly…

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High Falls / Cullowhee Falls River put-in, 1966 Pine Creek Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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Experienced paddlers from throughout the southeast turn out for the West Fork annual recreational releases. During the summer months, the Lake Glenville Dam releases whitewater into the west fork of the Tuckasegee River, creating class IV rapids over a 5.5-mile stretch. Release dates for 2022 are April 2 -3, June 4, July 16, July 23, Aug. 6 & 20. Information on Glenville Dam releases and the whitewater conditions can be found here. Access to the High Falls trail is directly…

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Sylva’s Brew Hop

April 8 @ 5:00 pmApril 10 @ 9:00 pm
$35
freshly poured flight of beer in jackson county

Enjoy the Jackson County Ale Trail with Sylva’s Annual Brew Hop from April 8-10! In honor of NC Beer Month, join Balsam Falls Brewing, Innovation Brewing, Lazy Hiker, Nantahala Brewing, and the Paper Mill Tavern and other establishments for the Sylva Brew Hop. In its fifth-year ticket holders will visit each of the establishments and taste 2 local or regional beers. Tickets include a souvenir glass and two pours at each location. We encourage folks to take advantage of our…

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Catamount Climb Half Marathon & 5K

April 9 @ 8:00 am11:00 am
Western Carolina University, 1 University Way
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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$20 – $85
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The 2022 Catamount Climb Half Marathon and 5K will be hosted on the campus of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC along the banks of the Tuckasegee River. The 5K course is completely on campus and navigates through the heart of campus with moderate elevation change. The half marathon course starts on campus and then heads off-campus for a few miles before returning back to campus for the finish line. The Catamount Climb Half Marathon and 5K (formerly known as…

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The Easter Hat Parade

April 16 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Dillsboro, 1 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28725 United States
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Led by a fleet of restored antique cars, followed by the many hat contestants and featuring the Easter Bunny, the parade begins in front of the Town Hall on Front Street. Get your face painted! Make a hat and come join the parade! Last-minute entrants very welcome. Awards are announced after the Parade. Ribbons are given for the Prettiest, Funniest, Largest, Smallest, Most Unusual, Most Easter-like, Best Smelling, Cutest, Most Outrageous, Best In Show and "Poofiest" hats among other unusual…

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Fire Mountain Inferno

April 23 @ 9:00 amApril 24 @ 3:30 pm
Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds, 545 Tsali Blvd
Cherokee, NC 28719 United States
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$10 – $100

Can you handle the heat? Find out at this year's Fire Mountain Inferno! One of the most exciting riding events in the NC Mountains, the Fire Mountain Inferno offers cross-country racing for all levels of experience as well as intense enduro-racing throughout the Fire Mountain Trail system in Cherokee, NC. More than just a race, this event offers various vendors and food trucks for everyone to enjoy. Registration Now open online  Photo courtesy EBCI Destination Marketing

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Top of Jackson County Courthouse overlooking event.

Greening up the Mountains

April 23 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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The Greening Up the Mountains Festival, now in its 25th year, is a heritage arts festival that celebrates the arrival of Spring through both traditional and contemporary forms of Appalachian art, music, food, and beverage which honor our community and local artisans. The festival is sponsored by both the Town of Sylva and the Main Street Sylva Association and will be held in historic downtown Sylva, North Carolina. In addition to a variety of arts, crafts, and food vendors, attendees…

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Music On The Porch – Appalachian Women’s Museum

April 30 @ 12:00 pm6:00 pm
Appalachian Women’s Museum, 100 W. Hometown Place
Dillsboro, NC 28725 United States
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$15
Music on the Porch

Join us on the porch of the Appalachian Women's Museum for Live Music from five regional bands: Susan Pepper, Sheila Kay Adams, Kornbread Kreek, Lee Knight, and The Pressley Girls. Tickets are $15 in advance and at the door. Children 12 and Under get in Free! All proceeds will go to funding the Music Room Exhibit. Food trucks will be available for refreshments and vittles. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and come enjoy an afternoon of live music with…

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May 2022

Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

May 27 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2022 will be held Fridays (with exception of May 23, July 4 and Sept. 5) at 6:30 pm at…

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Memorial Day Fishing Tournament – Cherokee

May 28 @ 6:00 amMay 29 @ 6:00 pm
Cherokee Enterprise Waters Cherokee, NC 28719 United States + Google Map
$22

Spend the long weekend with the boys: rainbow, brook, golden, and brown.

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Spring Fling Art & Craft Walk

May 28 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
Dillsboro, 1 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28725 United States
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Enjoy the artisan village of Dillsboro to the fullest during the Spring Fling Art & Craft Walk.

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June 2022

Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

June 3 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2022 will be held Fridays (with exception of May 23, July 4 and Sept. 5) at 6:30 pm at…

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West Fork of the Tuckasegee River Recreational Releases

June 4 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
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High Falls / Cullowhee Falls River put-in, 1966 Pine Creek Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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Experienced paddlers from throughout the southeast turn out for the West Fork annual recreational releases. During the summer months, the Lake Glenville Dam releases whitewater into the west fork of the Tuckasegee River, creating class IV rapids over a 5.5-mile stretch. Release dates for 2022 are April 2 -3, June 4, July 16, July 23, Aug. 6 & 20. Information on Glenville Dam releases and the whitewater conditions can be found here. Access to the High Falls trail is directly…

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

June 17 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2022 will be held Fridays (with exception of May 23, July 4 and Sept. 5) at 6:30 pm at…

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Sapphire Valley Arts & Crafts Show

June 18 @ 10:00 amJune 19 @ 6:00 pm
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Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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women buying art at the arts and craft show in jackson county

Handmade crafts, quality folk art, live music, food, fine jewelry, Humane Society adoptions and much, much more! Visit Sapphire Valley for these great arts and craft shows located on the athletic field in the heart of Sapphire Valley.

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